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Van Cortlandt, Pierre, 1762-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3127
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. (1762-1848) was a soldier and politician from Westchester County, New York. He was a U.S. Congressman from 1811-1812 and a brigadier general in the Westchester militia during the War of 1812. His first wife, Catharine... more
Morton, Jacob, 1761-1836
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17955
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Seven letters of Major-General Jacob Morton written between 1790 and 1835 to various parties regarding legal, civic, and military matters. Several letters pertain to his duties as New York City Comptroller, and as clerk for the New York City... more
Clinton, George, 1739-1812
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 573
1 linear foot (1 box and 1 v.)
George Clinton (1739-1812) was a soldier in the American Revolution; the first governor of New York State, 1777-1795 and 1801-1804; and Vice-President of the U.S. under Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, 1805-1812. Collection consists of... more
New York (State). Comptroller's Office
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2203
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
The New York State Office of the Comptroller was established in 1797. The Comptroller is the State’s chief fiscal officer. The collection consists of a memorandum book (1 volume) dating from 1799 to 1826, kept by Comptrollers Archibald McIntyre... more
Van Ness, William Peter, 1778-1826
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4659
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
William Peter Van Ness (1778-1826) of Kinderhook, Columbia County, New York and New York City was a lawyer, U.S. District Court judge, author, and Columbia College graduate. He was active in Democratic-Republican politics and served as Aaron... more
Van Gaasbeek, Peter, 1754-1797 -- recipient
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4658
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Eight letters, 1775-1797, to merchant Peter Van Gaasbeek at Kingston, New York and New York City, from Jacob Marius Groen, Jr. at Kingston; Abraham G. Lansing at Albany; Ebenezer Foote and Solomon Sleght at Newburgh; Nicholas Low at New York; Noah... more
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4656
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Legal documents concerning the administration of personal estates signed by William Tryon as Governor of New York or officials on his behalf, 1773-1779; also, a clipped signature and signed fragment of a proclamation, undated. Documents concern... more
Tillotson, Thomas
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4648
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Ten letters to Thomas Tillotson (d.1832), physician and politician, who twice served as New York State Secretary of State between 1801-1808. Nine are from kinsmen Robert R. Livingston, Edward Livingston, Brockholst Livingston, and John Armstrong,... more
Duane, James, 1733-1797
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 847
1 linear foot (3 boxes, 2 v.)
James Duane (1733-1797) was a judge, mayor of New York City, and member of the Continental Congress. Collection contains titles to property in Albany, Franklin, Montgomery, Richmond, Schenectady, Schoharie, and Washington Counties, N.Y., New York... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1109
211 linear feet (368 boxes, 153 volumes, 12 oversized folders)
The collection consists chiefly of papers of members of the Gansevoort, Lansing and Melville families and reflects the social, business, and political interests of the families, their friends and associates. Also included are some papers of... more
Wilson, William, 1756-1828
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24862
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
William Wilson (1756-1828) of Clermont, Columbia County, New York, was a physician, postmaster, and judge, and an estate manager for the Livingston family at Clermont. The William Wilson family papers, 1792-1884, comprise professional and personal... more
Remsen, John H., 1769 or 1770-1798
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24139
1.69 linear feet (11 volumes)
John H. Remsen (1769 or 1770-1798) was a New York City lawyer during the late eighteenth century and, at the time, one of the seventeen notary publics in New York City. Remsen also served as Governor John Jay's private secretary beginning in 1795.... more
New York (State). Supreme Court.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24157
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
The New York State Supreme Court, established in 1691 during the colonial period as the Supreme Court of Judicature, is a trial court with a branch in each of New York's counties. The inscription at the front of this volume, "Albany, April,"... more
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